“My cautious assessment is that there is a strong majority now for abortion in circumstances of fatal foetal abnormality or where the pregnancy is as a result of rape or incest.” File photograph: iStockPhoto

How about Friday, February 23rd, 2018, for an abortion referendum? It’s not the most attractive invitation, I know, but it’s time now to set a date. (...)

David Norris with Katherine Zappone, and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD in the court yard at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What a wonderful extraordinary day Saturday was! This is a time for joy and non-triumphalist celebration. I have been privileged in my life to follow(...)